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An Executive Session on Policing and Public Safety

Award Information

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Funding First Awarded
Total funding (to date)

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2011, $874,027)

The Harvard Kennedy School Program in Criminal Justice Policy and Management seeks funding from the National Institute of Justice for Phase II of the Executive Session on Policing and Public Safety. Phase II of the Executive Session will draw on the learning and content of the previous six meeting Executive Session plus the National meeting by exmaining a multitude of pressing topics for discussion, research and analysis and information dissemination. Phase II of an Executive Session, will also advance the scholarship and practical application of that research on important policy initiatives and will provide a forum to engage in conversations, and questions about management, policy and stakeholder engagement on topics such as procedural justice in policing, race relations and the role of police in reducing incarceration. Additionally, Phase II will seek to examine other topics in order to contribute to the body of published scholarship on these topics deemed critical to all relevant stakeholders.

Date Created: September 20, 2011